Software Engineer Embedded Linux
  • Rol with impact
  • Responsible job
  • Dairyfarmers as colleagues
  • Maassluis
  • 32-40 hours
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What is your role?

Would you like to work for one of the most innovative companies in the Netherlands? Does it excite you to build your own Linux Kernel? Are you a shell script wizard? Do you want to be part of our Embedded Linux Distribution for the next generation of robots? Please continue reading!

As a Software engineer within Lely you are responsible for the further development and the maintenance of our automated milk systems and other advanced autonomous robots.

As part of the software development team you participate in every phase of the product development process to finalize a production worthy system. You cover the process from the actual hardware platform all the way through to supporting the robot team to final release.

Your responsibilities are:

  • Adding new hardware support (Kernel/drivers/filesystems). 
  • Developing and maintaining our Embedded Linux Distribution (base install, updates).
  • Supporting Robot Teams in using our Embedded Linux Distribution.
  • Developing and supporting of our CI/CD Pipeline to produce image based Robot (OTA) updates using Make/Bash/Python/GitLab/Docker.
  • Being at the forefront of our cloud base OTA solution.
  • Designing and implementing Automated Test and Test System.
  • Using your Linux Skills to improve the Security of our robots.
  • Investigating and fixing bugs in Kernel/Drivers together with Robot and electronics teams.
  • Ensuring quality control based on design and code reviews, writing of unit and integration tests.
  • Contributing to the agile work process by reporting on your planning, project progress and managing risks and threats.

What is your experience?

You have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Computer Science (or a similar study). Furthermore:

  • You have run and maintained your own Linux installation for at least 3 years - bonus points for compiling kernel and mailinglist activity.
  • You have at least 3 years of experience with software development – bonus points for Embedded, Makefile and Bash.
  • You have working experience with Scrum and Agile.
  • You know your way around Git – bonus points for commandline.
  • You are willing to gain some knowledge C, C++ and Python.
  • EU-citizenship is required.

What do we offer you?

A job for a true inventor, at a company driven by innovation. You will see your ideas come to life as they leave the factory to our customer, the dairy farmer. At the end you will contribute to a sustainable way of farming. 

We offer..

  • flexibility in terms of working times and conditions;
  • variety one day you will be at the workshop, another day on the farm and the next day you will work at the main office;
  • the space and freedom to innovate, construct new ideas and tinker in our workshop;
  • 40 holidays per year; 
  • the tastiest coffee you will ever drink, courtesy of our barista;
  • time for fun: table football, volleyball and a basketball court.

Recruitment or Consulting agency? We appreciate your interest, but we are sourcing all our candidates directly. We understand you are trying to offer your candidates interesting jobs at an innovative company like Lely but consider that any unsolicited profiles you send us will be treated as direct applications.

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Want to know more about this vacancy?
Olaf Smid

Bel of WhatsApp via +31(0)6 535 019 49 of mail naar osmid@lely.com.

About Lely

Lely, founded in 1948, directs all its efforts towards creating a sustainable, profitable and enjoyable future in farming. Circling the cow, the company develops premium robotics and data systems that increase animal welfare, flexibility and the production on the dairy farm. For more than 25 years, Lely has been leading in the sale and service of automated milking systems to successive generations of dairy farmers across the globe. Every day, Lely inspires her employees to offer customers innovative solutions and be a reliable partner for long-term advice and support. With her Head office in The Netherlands and a worldwide network of dedicated Lely Center locations for tailor-made sales and support, the Lely Group is active in more than 40 countries and employs around 1.200 people.

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